There are 2 translations of pale in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /peɪl/


  • 1.1 [skin/person] (naturally) blanco; (pallid) pálido you look rather pale estás un poco pálido pale with rage/fright pálido or lívido de rabia/de miedo to turn pale palidecer* she turned pale when I told her palideció cuando se lo dije
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    • I had never lived anywhere that had a rainy season and could not imagine that I would open my shoe closet one day to find all my shoes a fuzzy shade of pale green.
    • From the back pocket of her jeans, she takes a smooth polished stone, shades of pale green swirled inside it like ocean waves.
    • Little wonder almost all of them dabbled in different shades of pale green and blue.
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    • She is in shock, and her pale complexion is becoming more and more flecked with blood.
    • He was clean shaven, with a pale complexion and drawn cheeks.
    • She was pale skinned with some freckles and a pixie nose.
    1.2 [blue/pink] pálido a pale imitation una burda imitación

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [person] palidecer* 1.2 (seem minor) to pale beside obefore sb/sth palidecer* junto a algn/algo our problems pale into insignificance beside theirs nuestros problemas parecen nimios comparados con los suyos

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There are 2 translations of pale in Spanish:



  • beyond the pale intolerable, inaceptable his conduct is quite beyond the pale su comportamiento es totalmente intolerable or inaceptable
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    • It brought us within the pale of science but at a price: the tacit agreement that we never declare psi to have been proven.
    • Our views on these issues are not heretical and not unique to us, but are squarely within the pale of orthodoxy.
    • I am not included within the pale of this glorious anniversary!

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